Rostered Leaders

Ordained clergy, clergy on leave from call, retired clergy, associates in ministry, diaconal ministers, and deaconesses are considered Rostered Leaders of the Southern Ohio Synod. Participation in the Assembly by ordained clergy under call and associates in ministry, diaconal ministers, and deaconesses under call is expected according to the Synod Constitution, Chapter 7 and Chapter 14.

All clergy rostered in the Southern Ohio Synod, who are registered for the Assembly, are granted both voice and vote in accordance with the Southern Ohio Synod governing documents adopted at the 2015 Synod Assembly. Retired and on-leave clergy do not need to request the privilege to vote.